RALEIGH, N.C. – The North Carolina Economic Investment Committee (EIC), the North Carolina Economic Development Accountability and Standards Committee (EDASC), and the North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority have released upcoming meeting dates for 2021.

All meetings will be conducted by teleconference only, for the foreseeable future, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Teleconference instructions for joining these meetings will be published by the Department ahead of each meeting and will also be posted at the N.C. Secretary of State’s website.

Economic Investment Committee

All meetings for the Economic Investment Committee are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 11:00 a.m. (unless otherwise noted below*).

Among its duties, the EIC oversees the North Carolina Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) program.

2021 JDIG EIC Meeting Dates

  • Tuesday, January 12
  • Tuesday, January 26
  • Tuesday, February 9
  • Tuesday, February 23
  • Tuesday, March 9
  • Tuesday, March 23
  • Tuesday, April 13
  • Tuesday, April 27
  • Tuesday, May 11
  • Tuesday, May 25
  • Tuesday, June 8
  • Tuesday, June 22
  • Tuesday, July 13
  • Tuesday, July 27
  • Tuesday, August 10
  • Tuesday, August 24
  • Tuesday, September 14
  • Tuesday, September 28
  • Tuesday, October 12
  • Tuesday, October 26
  • Tuesday, November 9
  • Tuesday, November 23
  • Tuesday, December 14
  • Tuesday, December 21*

*Please note that the second December meeting is NOT scheduled for the fourth Tuesday. It is scheduled for Tuesday, December 21.

Economic Development Accountability and Standards Committee (EDASC)

The Economic Development Accountability and Standards Committee oversees the contract between the Department of Commerce and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, the private non-profit organization that performs certain marketing functions on behalf of the state.

All meetings will take place at 2:00 p.m. on the following dates:

2021 EDASC Meeting Dates

  • Monday, February 8
  • Monday, May 10
  • Monday, September 13
  • Monday, December 13

Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA)

Among its duties, the Rural Infrastructure Authority oversees a variety of rural economic development grants available through the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

All meetings will take place at 11:00 a.m. on the following dates:

2021 Rural Infrastructure Authority Meeting Dates

  • Thursday, February 18
  • Thursday, April 15
  • Thursday, June 17
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